Holly Willoughby is known for her immaculate style and bubbly personality. Yet with her daily fashion updates on her Instagram page, attention has been drawn to her figure. The This Morning presenter shies away from talking about weight loss in public, stating to Prima Magazine she does not want to influence anyone or potentially feel debates around eating disorders. Yet one alignment and core strength based fitness method she uses has been revealed – and it seems Philip is a fan too.
Holly, 37, has taken one to one pilates sessions in London.
The exercises, founded by Joseph Pilates, work on alignment, breathing and core strength and connect the mind to the body.
They can be done in studios, gymnasiums and at home, with the help of a qualified teacher.
While pilates may not directly spark weight loss, it’s focus on alignment and correct spinal posture will give the appearance of an elegant, elongated body and standing taller.
Core exercises in the pilates method, such as the Hundreds, will also boost abdominal strength and tone, giving a leaner, healthy look.
Holly sought the advice of Lynne Robinson, founder of Body Control Pilates, following the birth of her daughter Belle in 2011.
She has said that as her children have grown a little older, she has had more time to dedicate to herself.
Lynne previously told The Sun Online: ”’I worked with Holly for several months, teaching her privately at her home once a week.
“Holly had postnatal matt work classes which concentrated on strengthening and toning her core.
“The exercises help trim the waist and flatten the stomach.”
Meanwhile, Holly’s co-star and BFF Philip has previous shared a selfie with his own pilates teacher on his Instagram account.
The pair will need to be at full fitness for tonight’s Dancing on Ice final.
The ITV reality series will see Love Island hunk Wes Nelson, former Strictly professional James Jordan and X Fctor singer Saara Aalto will be competing for the title.
Two of the three will perform their interpretation of the bolero skate on stage.
The action starts on ITV at 6PM.